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Epic Systems, a major medical records vendor, is warning customers it will stop working with Google Cloud

Thomas Kurian, CEO of Alphabet’s Google Cloud, speaks at the Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco on April 9, 2019. Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty Images Account representatives from Epic Systems, one of the largest providers of medical record systems, have started calling customers with a clear message: We will not be pursuing… Read More »

Bowel cancer symptoms: One major often misdiagnosed symptom that signals the condition

Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer in the large bowel and it is estimated that one in 15 men and one in 18 women will be diagnosed with bowel cancer during their lifetime. Bowel Cancer UK said: “Bowel cancer is now the second biggest cancer killer in the UK claiming more than 16,000… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On Tackling Chronic Mental Health Challenges On Campuses; Food Injustice Is Major Reason Behind Illness In Poor Communities

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care issues and others. Los Angeles Times: There’s A Loneliness Crisis On College Campuses According to the Center for Collegiate Mental Health, the increase in utilization rates for counseling centers across the country over the last five years has greatly outpaced the increase in student enrollment, and as… Read More »

Q&A released with Major General John Charlton, Former Commander of the Army Test and Evaluation Center, US Army ahead of SMi’s Future Armored Vehicles Active Protection Systems USA Conference 2019

SMi reports: Conference chairman, Former Commander of the Army Test and Evaluation Center, US Army is interviewed ahead of the upcoming conference on June 11th and 12th 2019 Ahead of SMi’s Future Armored Vehicles Active Protection Systems USA conference taking place on June 11th and 12th in Arlington, VA, SMi group caught up with conference… Read More »

Major Depression Treated with Transcranial Alternating Current Brain Stimulation

March 12th, 2019 Editors Psychiatry, Rehab There are implantable devices out there that are very effective at treating depression in a lot of patients. These look like pacemakers and they have electrical leads stretching out, usually, to the vagus nerve, and there are transcranial direct stimulation devices with electrodes placed directly onto the brain. Of… Read More »

Unsecure laptops still a major security threat for healthcare

Laptops are still one of the components that pose the greatest risk for a cyber intrusion for healthcare systems, according to a report from the Clearwater CyberIntelligence Institute. The institute found endpoint data loss, excessive user permissions, and dormant accounts make up 70 percent of all high and critical risk scenarios for laptop vulnerabilities at… Read More »

Beth Israel Deaconess, Lahey Health merger gets go-ahead with major conditions from Massachusetts AG

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has approved the mega-merger of CareGroup, the parent company of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and related facilities, and Lahey Health, a decision that will clear the way for a transaction that will significantly shift that region’s healthcare landscape. The approval, however, comes with a… Read More »

Now THIS is fake health news – and it appears in major newspapers across the U.S.

October 11, 2018 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org. He tweets as @garyschwitzer.  He usually avoids using the term “fake news” because shoddy, incomplete health care news is a much bigger problem.  But this is one example where the fake term applies. The story began:  “It is not often… Read More »

Top Cancer Researcher Fails to Disclose Corporate Financial Ties in Major Research Journals

Board of Directors ■ Aura Biosciences* (cancer startup) ■ Bristol-Myers Squibb ■ Foghorn Therapeutics (cancer startup) ■ Grail* (cancer testing startup) ■ Infinity Pharmaceuticals* (cancer startup) ■ Varian Medical Systems (radiation equipment) Scientific or Clinical Advisory Board ■ ApoGen Biotechnologies (cancer startup) ■ Aura Biosciences (cancer startup) ■ Grail (cancer testing startup) ■ Juno Therapeutics*… Read More »